Daily Prep

Tools for Home Butchering

DIY home processing of game and meats
Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 5:26 PM

If you have thought about hunting or raising animals for meat, you may have considered how to process the meat and prepare it for storage.  Below is a great article on the skills and tools needed for home butchering.

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Preparing Equipment and Tools For Winter Storage

Or for Winter use
Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 8:53 PM

Some great tips for putting away your power tools and equipment for the winter season and some steps to take for prepping the tools you will need during the colder months.

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Car Emergency Kit List

The basics to ensure your roadside safety
Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 4:44 PM

A nice discussion of the benefits of having a well thought out list of emergency supplies and tools in your car for those times when you get stuck with your car and help could be a long time coming

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Emergency Preparedness & Outdoor Adventure Planning Checklist

Thinking through the essentials for times of need
Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 7:38 PM

For most people, planning for emergencies is similar to planning for a camping trip or any other outdoor adventure where the normal conveniences of home are not available. The biggest difference is determining whether to plan for being away from home or in your own residence – or perhaps both. The equipment to include in your emergency kit or camping supplies list will be very comparable. Differences and variations will generally depend upon the severity and length of time you anticipate for your emergency scenario. Long term emergencies and outdoor explorations will require, in addition to this list, more extensive planning and provisioning. Your skill level and knowledge set for survival techniques and resourcefulness will also play a big role in determining your needs. » Read more

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Essential Cooking Tools

Essential Cooking Tools

What are the "must have" essentials for the resilient kitchen?